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For thousands of years, people have burned fragrant herbs, wood, berries, flowers, and other goodies in rituals. Sending the smoke up into the heavens is one of the oldest forms of prayer to the gods. Learn how to make your own incense with these recipes. You can create an incense for just about any occasion or purpose.

All About Incense
Want to start blending and mixing your own incense? It's not hard, and if you use our simple instructions and these basic recipes, you'll be putting together your own beautiful-smelling combinations in no time at all!

Incense 101
For thousands of years, people have used fragrant flowers, plants, and herbs as incense. Using smoke to send prayers out to the gods is one of the oldest known forms of ceremony. You can make your own using a blend of herbs, flowers, wood bark, resins, and berries. Most of these are items you can grow yourself, find in the woods, or purchase inexpensively.

Incense, Asthma and Allergies
Do you worry about incense making your allergy symptoms or asthma worse? Let's talk about how incense can effect your ability to stay healthy, if you suffer from asthma or allergies.

Imbolc Incense
Imbolc is a celebration of fire and the end of winter. Bring the scents of the season into your home, saying farewell to winter and welcoming the coming spring.

Beltane Fire Incense
Beltane is a time to celebrate fire and fertility. Blend this fiery incense mix for use in your rituals and ceremonies.

Winter Nights Yule Incense
One of the things that makes Yule so special is the variety of scents in the air. On those chilly December nights, burn some of this delicious blend of incense -- use it either in ritual, or simply for contemplation and pleasure.

Litha Fire Incense
Midsummer is a great time for herb gardens, and usually by the time Litha rolls around, there’s buds and blooms everywhere. The summer solstice is a powerful time to not only gather herbs, but also to prepare and use them. Make this fragrant and powerful incense for use in rituals and ceremonies.

Summer of Love Incense
This incense blend carries summery scents that are perfect for a romantic evening or boosting your heart.

Lammas Rebirth Incense
Lammas is the time when the harvest is just beginning, and so many Pagans and Wiccans celebrate the cycle of life, death and rebirth. Burn this hearty rebirth incense as part of your Lammas rituals, and give thanks for the blessings of abundance in your life.

Samhain Spirit Incense
This harvest-scented blend of incense is perfect for burning during your Samhain seance, divination session, or any autumn workings.

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